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February 27, 2001

Added "One Great Curse?" (2001) by Tyson Prince

Added "Lincoln and Kennedy" (2001) by J. E. Hill

Lincoln and Kennedy: A living legacy in inconsistent consistencies...
Added "Guard Your Possessions" (2001) by Christian Walters
The Catholic Church has banned performing exorcisms during Mass. Will this come back to bite them?

February 26, 2001

Added "Rationally Speaking" (Feb 2001) by Massimo Pigliucci
Split-brains, paradigm shifts, and why it is so difficult to be a skeptic.

February 20, 2001

Welcome to the Agora!
Welcome to the agora, a thriving forum where anyone should feel welcome to submit their work for others to read and enjoy.

February 19, 2001

Added new feature Base Faith by Jane Basta to the Modern Library
The Bush Administration's idea to support faith-based charities with state funds is loaded with problems.

February 17, 2001

Updated the Events Section.
The Central Minnesota Friends Free of Theism will hold their membership meeting on 19 February at 7:00 P.M. at the Ground Round Restaurant in St. Cloud, MinnesotaClick here for more information.

A Creation vs. Evolution debate will be held between Dr. Duane Gish and Dr. Edward Max, M.D. on 22 February at 7:00 P.M. at Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MinnesotaClick here for more information.

The Rocky Mountain Skeptics will hold a breakfast/lecture meeting on 24 February at 10:00 A.M. on the University of Colorado-Boulder campus, Boulder Colorado.  Barry Beyerstein, Ph.D. will speak on "Religious Ecstasy and the Brain: The Neurology of  the Weird."Click here for more information.

Religion-Free Families for kids and adults will meet on 24 February from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. in the Galaxie Library in Apple Valley, Minnesota.   Click here for more information.

The Freedom from Religion Foundation: Denver Chapter will hold their monthly meeting on 25 February at 11:00 A.M. in the Capitol Hill Community Center, Denver, ColoradoClick here for more information.

February 16, 2001

At long last! The old feedback system has finally been retired with the much-belated publication of March, April, and May-June of the year 2000 feedback. It is old, but there's some good stuff in there.

February 11, 2001

Added new feature From Which Religious Sect Did Jesus Emerge? by Sid Green
We know from the first-century Jewish historian Josephus that three main sects dominated first-century Palestine: the Sadducees, Pharisees, and Essenes. Green asks the question "from which did Jesus emerge?" and takes us on a fascinating tour of the evidence.
Updated the Events Section.
Darwin Day:  An International Celeberation of Science and Humanity will be held on 12 February at 6:00 P.M. in the Police Operations Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Dr. Charlie Webb will speak on the importance of Darwinian Evolution in scientific thought and the perils of "scientific" creationism.  Click here for more information.

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